FBI Knoxville
Public Affairs Specialist Joyce McCants
(865) 544-0751
April 4, 2017

Bank Robbery of U.S. Bank on 04/04/2017

On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, law enforcement agencies responded to a bank robbery at the U.S. Bank, located at 8845 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN.

At approximately 5:00 p. m., a lone white male entered the U.S. Bank and demanded money with a note. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money from the bank, the robber fled in a white, four-door sedan.

The robber is described as a white male, gray collar length hair, approximately 6’0”, 250 pounds, estimated between 45—55 years old, wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt, dark-colored sweat pants, white sneakers, glasses, and a dark-colored knit cap.

This matter is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Safe Streets Task Force, comprised of the FBI, Knoxville Police Department and Knox County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Blount County Sheriff’s Office.

All defendants are presumed innocent unless or until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Knoxville FBI Office at 865-544-0751 or the Knox County Sheriff’s Office at 865-215-2243.

For more information on the FBI’s Knoxville Division, visit www.fbi.gov/knoxville